As a participant in the 2017 Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching: Creating a Learning Culture: Conversations that Matter, you are invited to deposit your conference paper and/or poster in PRISM, University of Calgary’s Digital Repository.

1. Is this different than Papers on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching: Proceedings of the University of Calgary Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching (PPLT)?

  • Yes. The conference proceedings deposited to PRISM are the papers and posters presented at the conference May 2-3. They are not peer reviewed. Contributions to PPLT are peer reviewed journal articles developed from participants’ conference presentations.
  • Participants are encouraged to deposit in PRISM as well as develop a paper for PPLT.

2. What are the benefits to depositing my conference presentation in PRISM?

  • Broad dissemination and use
    Items are indexed in Google, Google Scholar, University of Calgary libraries and more, increasing the reach of your academic work worldwide.
  • Stability and longevity
    Preserve items over time with the University of Calgary and get a permanent URL for each item.
  • Statistics and metrics
    Access views, downloads and other metrics to understand how your items are being used worldwide.

3. Where can I find more information about PRISM?

  • More information about PRISM can be found here.
  • Past conference proceedings are in PRISM here.

4. How do I submit my conference presentation to PRISM?

5. What are the submission format guidelines?

  • SUBMISSION TYPE: PAPER
    • Abstract will be included as published in the conference program
    • 6-10 pages, including tables, figures, and references
    • Please submit as a PDF
  • SUBMISSION TYPE: POSTER or IGNITE
    • Abstract will be included as published in the conference program
    • Please submit as a PDF
    • Supplementary files can be submitted

6. What is the deadline for submissions?